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IIT Madras to Work on Predicting Pregnancy Outcomes and Childhood Mortality

CHENNAI:Indian Institute of Technology Madras is going to collaborate on applying advanced analytical approaches for predicting pregnancy outcomes with Translational Health Science and Technology Institute… Read more..

Vaccine Could Virtually Eliminate Cervical Cancer

The rapid scale-up of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could virtually eliminate cervical cancer in a handful of rich countries within three decades, and in… Read more..

Over 31% of Samples Tested Amongst Children in Kochi are Anaemic

KOCHI:Anaemia or iron deficiency among children and infants in the city is an ongoing concern. As matter of fact, the first year of life and… Read more..

Childhood cancer still beyond our control

KOLKATA:Childhood cancer comprises almost 3-5 per cent of the total cancer cases in India, experts said here on Friday, expressing concern over the low cure… Read more..

Midday Meals Linked to Better Reading, Math Skills in Children

LONDON:Primary school children who ate midday meals over an extended period were shown to have significantly better learning outcomes, according to researchers of Indian-origin.The researchers,… Read more..

NCI to be First Govt Hospital to Provide Proton Therapy for Cancer

JHAJJAR (HARYANA):Proton Therapy, a costly treatment for cancer patients will soon come into effect at newly built National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Haryana's Jhajjar district,… Read more..

Researchers Identify Gene to Treat Alcoholism

Researchers have identified a gene that could provide a new target for developing medication to prevent and treat alcoholism, according to a new study on… Read more..

Delhi Government Launches Bike Ambulance Services

NEW DELHI:To ensure timely health assistance in traffic-congested areas and small lanes, the Delhi government on launched bike ambulance services.The bikes, to be known as… Read more..

No Hard and Fast Rule When it Comes to Resuming Sexual Activity after Childbirth: Study

Resuming sexual activity after pregnancy isn't easy, especially for mothers experiencing postpartum pain, fatigue and stress. Yet, many couples are led to believe there is… Read more..

Train your Brain to Form Good Habits Through Repetition

NEW YORK:If you want to form good habits -- like going to the gym and eating healthy -- then you need to train your brain… Read more..

Cervical Cancer Risk Highest in Middle-aged Indian Women: Survey

NEW DELHI:Nearly 50 per cent of middle-aged women in India were found to have positive cases of high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) -- the main risk… Read more..

Treatment for Obesity, Fatty Liver Disease Soon

JERUSALEM:Israeli researchers have discovered 27 new molecules, which may lead to a potential treatment for fatty liver disease, obesity and to heal wounds. The findings,… Read more..